Supplements

Omega-3 Supplements Reach the Brain in People with Alzheimer’s

Omega-3 fatty acid supplements have been found to increase the amount of EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) in spinal fluid from the central nervous system of people with Alzheimer’s disease, suggesting that these beneficial fatty acids cross the blood brain barrier, according to a new study published in the Journal of Internal Medicine. Previous studies have found that…

Health Care Could Save Billions with Use of Supplements

There comes a point when even mainstream medicine—and the government—has to accept the fact that dietary supplements are helping many people prevent disease (even though they cannot be marketed for doing so). While health care costs in this country are skyrocketing and the rate of chronic disease is ever rising, the steady pace of the natural health movement is gaining…

Gut Bacteria at the Root of Colic?

Colic in babies is one of those conditions that the medical community cannot seem to figure out. Colic occurs in up to 28% of infants. Babies with colic cry for hours, unconsolable, sometimes every day. The cause of colic is unknown and the treatment of colic is uncertain. So many infants suffer from colic and parents are at a loss…

March of Dimes Recommends DHA Supplementation

The March of Dimes is a not-for-profit organization whose mission it is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.  Through research, community services, education and advocacy, they strive to carry out this mission.  March of Dimes might be best known for their recommendations that women of childbearing age to take 400 mcg…